Wednesday cable ratings: ‘American Crime Story: Versace’ holds steady, ‘The Magicians’ ticks up

VH1 scored the top spot in the Wednesday cable ratings this week, with “Black Ink Crew” maintaining a 0.6 rating in adults 18-49 yet again with 1.20 million viewers. ESPN’s live broadcast of the Cleveland vs Denver NBA game followed closely behind with a 0.6 as well, while the network’s broadcast of the earlier game between Toronto and Detroit scoring a 0.5. Meanwhile, OWN’s “If Loving You is Wrong” held steady with another 0.3.

After ticking up from a 0.2 last week, FX’s “American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace” was able to maintain a 0.3 for the second week in a row. Outside of the top 25, “The Magicians” broke its recent 0.2 streak and ticked up to a 0.3 this time around, with last night’s special musical episode of the show.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
BLACK INK CREW VH1 9:00 PM 1,202 0.6
NBA REGULAR SEASON ESPN 10:50 PM 1,383 0.6
STREET OUTLAWS DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,483 0.6
NBA REGULAR SEASON ESPN 8:02 PM 1,229 0.5
MY 600-LB LIFE TLC 8:00 PM 1,475 0.5
FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 8:00 PM 1,169 0.4
PROPERTY BROTHERS HOME 9:00 PM 1,746 0.4
SPORTSCENTER 1AM ESPN 12:58 AM 812 0.4
ACC TOURNAMENT L ESPN2 9:42 PM 1,081 0.4
COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD ESPN2 9:19 PM 1,222 0.4
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,826 0.4
CATFISH: THE TV SHOW MTV 10:00 PM 662 0.3
GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD 9:00 PM 917 0.3
IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG OWN 10:00 PM 1,545 0.3
MY 600-LB LIFE: SKIN TIGHT TLC 10:05 PM 1,025 0.3
MEN WBA: FRONTIERSMAN HISTORY 9:00 PM 1,545 0.3
FULL FRONTAL WITH SAM BEE TBS 10:30 PM 1,009 0.3
TWIN TURBOS DISCOVERY 10:01 PM 718 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 1,581 0.3
BEAUTY BAR VH1 10:00 PM 567 0.3
ACS: VERSACE FX 10:00 PM 917 0.3
HOMICIDE CITY INVEST 10:00 PM 1,185 0.3
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 1,434 0.3
SEE NO EVIL INVEST 9:00 PM 1,221 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 2,741 0.3

 

Source: The Nielsen Company